# SOLUTION: Hello, My question is: A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide and has an area of 48 square units. What is the length in units of the rectangle? Thanks for your help

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 630290: Hello, My question is: A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide and has an area of 48 square units. What is the length in units of the rectangle? Thanks for your help.Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, A rectangle is three times as long as it is wide Note: l = 3w w = 4 (throwing out the negative solution for unit measure w = 4 units and w = 12 units and... ```